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Akinloye Ojo came to University of Georgia radio station WUGA in 1997 with a proposal for a show about African music and culture. He was given a station…

Georgians are gaining access to valuable local information as more county governments take the benefits of Geographic Information Systems to the next level…

Local cardiologists raised their eyebrows when exercise scientist Harry DuVal came to Athens in 1980 and tried to convince their heart-attack patients to hit the gym.

For Adam Fowler, a UGA study abroad program in Costa Rica was simply an elective class to help fulfill his biology degree requirements. It became much more.

A University of Georgia expert says the challenges in ensuring a safe supply will grow unless solutions are provided quickly.

Every spring, thousands of horseshoe crabs swim to the shores of Georgia’s barrier islands to lay their eggs before slipping back into the sea. 

Surviving breast cancer is both a physical and emotional ordeal, but the consensus is that life generally returns to normal within two years of completing treatment.

University of Georgia buses are still red and black, but they’re also a bit “greener” now that they’re running on environmentally friendly biodiesel.

The experiments had gone terribly awry. Mike Adang had expected the hornworms to be ready and waiting to devour more plants. They weren’t supposed to have died.

In the wake of national disasters such as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina as well as traumas such as sexual assault, social workers are among the first to help victims heal.

Sonia Altizer’s interest in butterflies and parasites began when she received a microscope and grow-your-own-butterfly kit at the age of 12.

A brush with a narcissist’s inflated ego often leaves one reeling with resentment.

A surprising finding by a team of University of Georgia scientists suggests that curbing the use of antibiotics on poultry farms will do little – if anything – to reduce rates of antibiotic resistant bacteria that have the potential to…